Web Based Training
Prof. Tim Richardson During the
Sept - Dec 2001term
Detailed Outline September 2001
|Prof. Michael O'Neill is the originator
of BCS 312.
Prof. O'Neill has an extensive website
||Before we begin, you should review this
article - it justifies the importance of what we will be doing the next
3 1/2 months.
|When we use the computers in the lab, most of the programs we need will be installed - if you are working from home, here are some of the programs you will need - if you do not have them installed on your PC.|
|What we are going to do the first week.|
|In class Sept 10th, we also looked at this powerpoint and discussed some of the weakness of how the words were arranged, and how the animation could have been improved.|
What you need
to do for Tasks Week 2
1. get the file
2. get the software to make the conversions
3. have the software to view the conversions
4. do the conversions
5. upload it to your site
6. provide links so the prof can see it
You can download the 'phone technique' presentation (this is the one you messed around with in class on Monday and noted in the screen capture above) or create your own 5 slide presentation.
You will be required to buy a cheap little
microphone so you can use it in class. For some of you that have not yet
bought microphones, you can still add sound by getting any sound file off
the net that you might already have in .midi or .wav format and use that.
|For this assignment to work , you must
first have Real Producer on your PC, you can download this from Prof. O'Neill's
site (seen in the screen capture below). If you are doing this at home,
you might want to download it and leave it on your PC so you could use
|For this assignment to work , you also
have to Windows Media Encoder in order to be able to convert the files
from Real Player into other formats such as Windows Media Player - again,
you can download this from Prof. O'Neill's site (seen in the screen below)
| If you are doing this at school,
the software Real Producer and Windows Media Encoder is already loaded
on the PCs in the lab 4154B.
The path to find where this is located is seen in the screen capture to the left.
If you watch the videos on Prof. O'Neill's site,(noted above) they will give you the step by step instructions as to what you need to know for this process. If you watch these videos in the labs at Seneca, you'll need headphones in order to be able to hear the content. If you watch them at home, turn your speakers on.
review editors for making web pages
- Netscape composer
- HoTMetaL 5.0
|This week you will start creating your
web site. You may use Dreamweaver, Netscape Composer, or HoTMetaL.
On Prof. O'Neill's page you can download Dreamweaver, if you wish to use that. Netscape composer is free - it is part of Netscape the browser. HoTMetaL is loaded on the lab in room 4154B
Also, for this week 3
|Also, for this week 3
Sept 17 - Sept 21, you will be obliged to give me a one page outline of the presentation that you will be
creating for conversion in HTML and into streaming media. The outline must include the following and you must have it for our class during the week of September 24th or sooner. Type these points on paper and hand it in in class.
|What the outline must include
|To make it easier for us to see the basic
outline, you should use a template.
if you don't like the images on the template, change them !
The basics are
|Also, for this week 3 Sept
17 - Sept 21,
||Under the heading of "resources"
on Prof. O'Neill's site is a sub-heading "quick links".
Got to quick links and you'll see a menu including the item
These "professional images" come from the
|To find images from a group of a large number, use Softquad's "Image Explorer", which is loaded in Lab 5145B||Sizing and cropping images can be done with software loaded in the labs.|
Sept 17 - Sept 21, we will discuss the usefulness of having your web pages, which you make for school work in BCS 312, BCS 500, MGS 523 etc. on your own web site.
Sept 24 - Sept 28,
we will discuss the elements of Project One